Last month (Journal, August 2013, 36) we asked solicitors to contact us if they are interested in taking part in a career mentoring pilot programme. This month, we are looking for people who are keen to be mentored.
We will accept applications from a variety of stages – from LLB students to solicitors working at partner level or equivalent.
There are many different ways you could benefit from being mentored: it may be you are moving from one area of practice into another, or moving into a new career altogether.
It may also be that you are moving from private practice to an in-house role and you looking for support and advice, or it could simply be that you are keen to develop your own knowledge of the legal profession and develop your network of contacts.
If you are an LLB/Diploma student/graduate, a trainee, a solicitor, or are currently out of work but looking return to work in the legal profession, and are keen to be involved in this programme, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lawscot.org.uk/mentoring to find out more and download an application form.
The closing date for applying to be a mentor is 16 September, and the closing date for applying to be mentored is 4 October.Heather McKendrick, development officer, Education & Training, The Law Society of Scotland
In this issue
- Scotland: a patently obvious choice?
- Bringing order to family law
- Third party rights: behind the times
- Judicial review: closer to the surface
- A time for talent spotting
- Fixing fixed equipment (full version)
- Reading for pleasure
- Opinion column: Charles Ferguson
- Book reviews
- President's column
- Moving up the gears
- Justice redefined
- Sep rep: decision time
- Petrodel: could it happen here?
- Clicks forward
- Cover lines
- Family time
- Fixing fixed equipment
- Rights undone
- Directors: not in name only
- Not quite joined up
- Heritage disowned
- Time to start growing your own?
- Are you keen to be mentored?
- LBTT: in with the new
- How not to win business: a guide for professionals
- Ask Ash
- Forum is place to flag up problems
- Scottish Barony Register fee rise
- From the Brussels office
- Law reform roundup
- Diary of an innocent in-houser